health and human services health and human services

Definition(s):

  • (n) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979

Synonym(s)

hhs

News

  1. NC customers due rebates from health insurers

    Nearly 193,000 North Carolina customers will get rebates averaging $87 this summer because their health insurance company could not keep overhead costs down, the U.S. Health and Human Services Department ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. U.S. health insurers to pay $500 million in rebates this summer

    (Reuters) - U.S. insurers will pay $500 million in rebates to employers and individuals this summer because of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, about half the amount they paid last year. The law, often called Obamacare, requires companies to refund customers when they spend less than 80 percent of premiums they collect on medical care. The Department of Health and Human Services ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Health insurance rebates decline this year

    Those health insurance rebates that some consumers got last year will total much less for 2013, but the Obama administration says that's a good thing. The Health and Human Services Department announced ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /